Tuesday 29 September, 2020

COVID-19 update: Four new cases, one person discharged

Four people went into isolation on August 14 after being diagnosed with COVID-19.  

A 32-year-old Barbadian female tested positive on arrival on a British Airways flight on Friday. The other three were all re-tests – a 75-year-old Barbadian man, who arrived on Jet Blue on August 8; a 25-year-old Barbadian man, who arrived on Air Canada on August 9, but whose travel originated in the United States; and a Ghanaian nurse, who arrived on July 30, and is positive after a third test.

There are now 148 cases of COVID-19 recorded in Barbados, and 119 people have recovered. Twenty-two people are in isolation.

Meanwhile, one person was discharged from the facility at Harrison Point, St Lucy.

The Best-dos Santos Public Health Laboratory completed 380 tests yesterday, bringing the total number of tests performed since February to 14,037

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